David M. Ebel
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
Assumed office |
January 16, 2006
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
April 20, 1988 – January 16, 2006 =
|Nominated by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||William Edward Doyle|
|Succeeded by||Neil Gorsuch|
David Milton Ebel|
June 3, 1940
Northwestern University (B.A.)|
University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)
David Milton Ebel (born June 3, 1940) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Education and Legal Training
Born in Wichita, Kansas, Ebel received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in 1962 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review, in 1965. After law school he clerked for Associate Justice Byron White of the United States Supreme Court from 1965 to 1966. He was in private practice in Denver, Colorado from 1966 to 1988 at the firm of Davis Graham & Stubbs. He was an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver Law School from 1987 to 1989 and a senior lecturing fellow at Duke University Law School from 1992 to 1994.
Federal Judicial Service
Ebel was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on December 18, 1987 to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated by Judge William Edward Doyle. Ebel was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 19, 1988, and received his commission on April 20, 1988. He assumed senior status on January 16, 2006. Neil Gorsuch, confirmed on May 10, 2006, was appointed by President George W. Bush to replace him. Like Ebel, Gorsuch was a law clerk of the late Supreme Court Justice Byron White.
- "Five of the Greatest: Donald S. Graham (1909–2003)". The Colorado Bar.
- "Ebel, David M. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
- David M. Ebel at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
William Edward Doyle
| Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit